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Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, 3rd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-95846-9
400 pages
January 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition is a thoroughly revised and updated version of the classic text. Building on the wealth of information presented in the previous edition, this new edition offers a major revision of the valuable health maintenance section, with new pathogens added throughout the book. Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition focuses on maintaining fish health, illustrating how management can reduce the effects of disease. 

The text is divided into sections on health maintenance, viral diseases, and bacterial diseases, and covers a wide variety of commercially important species, including catfish, salmon, trout, sturgeon, and tilapia. This book is a valuable resource for professionals and students in the areas of aquaculture, aquatic health maintenance, pathobiology, and aquatic farm management.

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About the Authors

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Part I: Health Maintenance.

1 Principles of Health Maintenance.

2 Epizootiology of Fish Diseases.

3 Pathology and Disease Diagnosis.

4 Disease Management.

Part II: Viral Diseases.

5 Catfish Viruses.

6 Carp and Minnow Viruses.

7 Eel Viruses.

8 Trout and Salmon Viruses.

9 Sturgeon Viruses.

10 Other Viral Diseases of Fish.

Part III: Bacterial Diseases.

11 Catfish Bacterial Diseases.

12 Carp and Minnow Bacterial Diseases.

13 Eel Bacterial Diseases.

14 Salmonid Bacterial Diseases.

15 Striped Bass/Hybrid Bacterial Diseases.

16 Tilapia Bacterial Diseases.

17 Other Bacterial Diseases.

Part IV: Appendices. 

Appendix I. List of Common and Scientific Names of Fishes.

Appendix II. Table of Conversion Factors.

Appendix III. List of Cell Lines Commonly Used for Diagnostics.

Index.

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JOHN A. PLUMB is Professor Emeritus, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures, Auburn University; and LARRY A. HANSON is Professor in the Department of Basic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University.
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  • Major revision of the valuable fish health maintenance section
  • Presents new pathogens and advances in the field
  • Illustrates methods for maintaining fish health through management of disease
  • Offers sections on health maintenance, viral diseases, and bacterial diseases
  • Covers a wide variety of fish species
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